Emmerdale Episode Guide For The Year 2003
Episodes #3586-3591 --- 17th November - 21st November 2003

Created 10th December 2003
Updated 10th January 2004

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Current Cast List

Producer: Steve Frost
Executive Producer: Keith Richardson

This week's episodes were directed by

Mark Sendell
Alan Wareing


These episodes were written by :-

Lisa Holdsworth
Andrew Kirk
Bill Lyons
Christine Murphy
Karin Younf

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5 day week - but 6 indivudal episodes

NO EPISODE SUNDAY 16TH NOVEMBER 2003

Date: Monday 17 November Time: 7:00pm to 7:30pm

Subtitled, Widescreen

Review
Robert is driven to the brink when Daz sneaks behind the wheel of his new car with devastating consequences. Katie makes Victoria's dreams come true when she asks her to be her bridesmaid. A lonely and drunken Nicola makes a clumsy pass at Scott.

Cast List includes :-
Karl Davies, Sammy Winward, Nicola Wheeler, Ben Freeman, Luke Tittensor

Things are far from rosy at the farm, as reluctant Daz refuses to help around the house, much to Katie’s annoyance. Andy does his best to encourage his brother to buck his ideas up, but his words of warning appear to go in one ear and out of the other with the delinquent.

Meanwhile at the pub, Scott decides to try his luck with the latest edition to the Woolpack workforce. Katie takes great pleasure putting him in his place, leaving Scott red-faced by the blatant knock back.

From YTV EMMERDALE Monday 17 November 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network Daz decides to go for a spin in Roberts car with disasterous results. Pictured: Katie (SAMMY WINWARD), Robert (KARL DAVIES) and Andy (KELVIN FLETCHER).

After her shift, Robert gives Katie a lift home and foolishly leaves the keys in the ignition as he sees her safely into the house.

From YTV EMMERDALE Monday 17 November 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network Daz decides to go for a spin in Roberts car with disasterous results. Pictured: Katie (SAMMY WINWARD), Robert (KARL DAVIES) and Andy (KELVIN FLETCHER).

Mischievous Daz can’t resist the temptation and starts up the car before tearing off at great speed. It doesn’t take long before he loses control of the car and crashes straight into the barn closely followed by Andy and Robert, who have heard all the commotion.

From YTV EMMERDALE Monday 17 November 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network Daz decides to go for a spin in Roberts car with disasterous results. Pictured: Katie (SAMMY WINWARD), Daz (LUKE TITENSER), Andy (KELVIN FLETCHER) and Robert (KARL DAVIES).

Progress is slow at the hospital as Dawn spends endless hours at Terry’s bedside. Not losing faith in her immobilised husband, she remains optimistic despite his increasing frustration.

Elsewhere in the village, the locals take advantage of Rodney’s latest business venture. They sample the high-life, as he plies them with ‘Blackstock Wine’, hoping it will be the beginning of a new empire.


ITV.COM Dastardly Daz Monday 17.11.03
Katie, Robert and Andy going looking for Daz in a haystack after he crashes Robert's car
Trying to take troublesome Daz under his wing, Andy warns him to stay out of trouble while he’s working. However it’s not long before Daz is up to his old tricks again. Having dropped Katie off at Butler’s farm after her shift Robert absent-mindedly leaves the keys in the car ignition, leaving Daz with the perfect opportunity for some fun. Joyriding Daz doesn’t hesitate to jump straight into the driver’s seat and firing the engine up drives straight into a stack of hay bails at speed. Furious Andy, Robert and Katie are left to dig the unharmed boy out of the car.
Rodney
Rodney’s mystery Chilean stock arrives at Mill Cottage, however Nicola is less than impressed by the contents of the truck – a hundred bottles of wine. Embarking on a new venture into the wine industry Rodney gathers all the villagers to taste the produce. The event is a roaring success with Rodney making good sales on his first day of business.
Robert & Katie
Katie has been getting an abundance of male attention since starting work at the Woolpack, particularly from flirtatious Scott. Chas is amused by all the interest in Katie, pointing out to the naive blond that even brother-in-law Robert obviously holds a torch for her.

Dawn tries to remain positive about Terry’s recovery despite her father’s obvious doubts. During a visit to the hospital Bob makes it clear that he thinks Terry will be incapacitated for a lot longer than Dawn expects.


Episodes #3587-3588 -
Date: Tuesday 18 November Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm
TWO JOINED TOGETHER

Subtitled, Widescreen

Review
Terry and Dawn are devastated when it becomes clear that Terry's recovery is not as quick as they had hoped. A forbidden chemistry continues to grow between Katie and Robert. Len is forced to put in a full day for his slave mistress.

Cast List includes :-
Billy Hartman, Julia Mallam, Sammy Winward, Karl Davies, Peter Martin

Airing Tuesday, 18th November 2003 at 19:00 on ITV1

The pressure of having to deal with a newborn baby on her own is taking its toll on Dawn, as Terry remains incapacitated in hospital. Juggling household duties and coping with TJ becomes all too much and Donna is left to pick up the pieces as the teenage mum sheds a few tears.

Meanwhile at the hospital, Terry can’t help but notice his wife’s fraying nerves. He sets himself a goal for recovery and is determined to get his strength back as quickly as possible. But his attempts at taking his first unaided steps end in misery, as Terry is unable to support his weight and collapses to the floor. Dawn is at the end of her tether as he is later despondent and refuses to talk to her.

From YTV EMMERDALE Tuesday 18 November 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network Dawn (JULIA MALLAM) watches as a frustrated Terry (BILLY HARTMAN) tries to take his first steps but ends up falling and feeling utterly defeated.

Infuriated that Daz has written off his car, Robert threatens to call the police, but Andy manages to calm his brother down and offers to pay for the damage in instalments.


Airing Tuesday, 18th November 2003 at 19:30 on ITV1

Having caused nothing but trouble since his arrival, Daz lays low as he feels guilty about the damage he has caused until he stumbles across Debbie in the village. The troublesome pair soon get themselves into hot water, as they dare each other to steal something from Viv’s shop. Will this lead to a final red card for Daz as he pushes Andy’s reluctant hospitality a bit too far?

Elsewhere in the village, Katie is late for work and is forced to change in Robert’s car as he gives her a lift to the pub. Cramped in the back, she struggles to do the buttons up as sneaky Robert watches her dress in the rear view mirror.


Date: Wednesday 19 November Time: 7:00pm to 7:30pm

Subtitled, Widescreen

Review
Dawn reaches breaking point as her dreams of returning to a normal life start to crumble. Katie struggles to deny her feelings when she sees Robert kiss Elaine. Eddie is delighted by a find in Jarvis's shed.

Cast List includes :-
Julia Mallam, Sammy Winward, Karl Davies, Samantha McCarthy, Nigel Betts

From YTV EMMERDALE Wednesday 19 November 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network Dawn (JULIA MALLAM) reaches the end of her tether.

One newspaper called it the "Nursery Rhyme of the Week"

'Rock a by baby
On A Tree Top
When the bow breaks
The Baby SHUTS UP!' -
Dawn to TJ

It seems that baby TJ can sense Dawn’s distress, and spends the entire night crying. Without a wink of sleep, wild thoughts go through Dawn’s head as she angrily looks at the helpless child bawling its eyes out. In desperation and deprived of sleep, will Dawn harm her beloved baby? Viv eventually comes to her rescue and takes TJ, to give Dawn some much-needed time out in the pub. Finding her father behind the bar, the new mum is brokenhearted as she admits she can’t cope and she should never have married Terry.

From YTV EMMERDALE Wednesday 19 November 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network Dawn (JULIA MALLAM) reaches the end of her tether.

Meanwhile, unable to sleep Terry tries to take a few more steps in the middle of the night but collapses from his hospital bed. His therapist tries to talk some sense into him, but persistence finally pays off when he later manages to take a step without falling.

Elsewhere in the village, Andy is pleased when Daz’s new found friendship with Debbie appears to be keeping him occupied. But Katie has concerns about Debbie’s motives for hanging around when she finds out she has a crush on Andy.

In the shop, Eddie appears to be up to his old scheming tricks again. But with Viv’s reputation at stake, Emily is determined to keep her beady eye on the situation to make sure he isn’t up to anything untoward.


Date: Thursday 20 November Time: 7:00pm to 7:30pm

Subtitled, Widescreen

Review
It is crunch time for Terry and Dawn as they have to make a decision about their future together. Emily becomes suspicious of Eddie as he continues to hoodwink Viv and Bob. A new face turns a few heads in Emmerdale.

Cast List includes :-
Billy Hartman, Julia Mallam, Kate McGregor, Nigel Betts

Downhearted Dawn relieves a weary Viv of baby TJ after another night of continual crying. Having thought about her situation over night, Bob is concerned when Dawn admits she can’t cope with Terry and the baby and can’t bring herself to visit him that day.

Meanwhile at the hospital, Terry is making good progress and with the aid of his physio has taken a few steps. He later calls Dawn and tries to persuade her to visit. Having admitted her marriage was a mistake, will Dawn turn her back on her invalid husband or visit him in his hour of need?

Eddie is arguing with new suppliers in the shop when Nicola walks in. She instantly takes a shine to one of the men. Later she asks Emily to ask him out on a date for her and is thrilled when he accepts. Little does she know, Emily has fixed her up with the wrong man, a less attractive fishmonger, not the dashing bread supplier she had her heart set on!

From YTV EMMERDALE Thursday 30 November 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network Eddie (NIGEL BETTS) is on the scam again operating from the village shop.

Emily’s suspicions over Eddie are confirmed when he hands over a fist full of cash to Viv. Emily later overhears him on the phone trying to con another supplier.

Elsewhere in the village, business couldn’t be better for Rodney as his wine company takes off. He tells Danny that he may have to hand the day-to-day running of the shop over to him.


Date: Friday 21 November Time: 7:00pm to 7:30pm

Subtitled, Widescreen

Review
With money slipping out of his fingers faster than he can make it, Eddie's desperation reaches a new low. Andy unwittingly pushes Katie and Robert closer when he is unable to join them for drinks. Nicola is stood up.

Cast List includes :-
Nigel Betts, Kelvin Fletcher, Sammy Winward, Karl Davies, Nicola Wheeler

Daz is keen to make a good impression on Debbie, and invites her up to the farm, hoping she will reciprocate his teenage crush. He is delighted when Debbie accepts and the youngster goes routing through Andy’s clothes in order to dress to impress!

Little does he know Debbie is also making an extra special effort with her appearance and turns up dressed to the nines. But it soon becomes apparent that her affections lie with Andy, who is horrified by the thought. Daz is also miffed that his big brother has stolen a potential girlfriend.

From YTV EMMERDALE Friday 21 November 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network On discovering Eddie's (NIGEL BETTS) latest scam Emily (KATE McGREGOR) loses her temper with him - pushing him and sending him flying.

Emily exposes Eddie’s scam in the village shop. He has secretly been planting cockroaches and dead mice in the food deliveries and been refusing to pay the suppliers. But his intentions aren’t completely devious, as all the money he had been pocketing was to pay the Hopes back the money he owed from Donna’s birthday fund.

However, Emily does not take his criminal behaviour lightly and for once in her life stands up to con man Eddie, giving him a piece of her mind. Eddie is shocked when usually meek Emily gets physical and he finds himself in a heap on the floor.

 

 

 

Nicola shows her true colours when she turns up at the Woolpack for her date. She is rude to fishmonger Simon not realising he’s actually her date. Happy go lucky Simon takes great amusement in Nicola’s tantrum and offers to buy her a drink.

From YTV EMMERDALE Friday 21 November 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network Simon (DALE MEEKS) tries to charm Nicola (NICOLA WHEELER).

ITV.COM Emily Gets Physical Friday 21.11.03
Emily patches up Eddie after knocking him to the lfoor
Emily exposes Eddie’s scam in the village shop. She discovers that he has been secretly been planting cockroaches and dead mice in the food deliveries and been refusing to pay the suppliers. But his intentions aren’t completely devious, as all the money he had been pocketing was to pay the Hopes back the money he owed from Donna’s birthday fund. However, Emily does not take his criminal behaviour lightly and for once in her life stands up to con man Eddie, giving him a piece of her mind. Eddie is shocked when usually meek Emily gets physical and he finds himself in a heap on the floor. The shop assistant tells Eddie that he must come clean to Viv the following day.
Debbie, Andy and Katie
Daz is keen to make a good impression on Debbie, and invites her up to the farm, hoping she will reciprocate his teenage crush. He is delighted when Debbie accepts and the youngster goes routing through Andy’s clothes in order to dress to impress! Little does he know Debbie is also making an extra special effort with her appearance and turns up dressed to the nines. But it soon becomes apparent that her affections lie with Andy, who is horrified by the thought. Daz is also miffed that his big brother has moved in on his girlfriend.
Nicola and Simon
Nicola shows her true colours when she turns up at the Woolpack for her date. She is rude to fishmonger Simon not realising he’s actually her date. Happy go lucky Simon takes great amusement in Nicola’s tantrum and offers to buy her a drink. Simon manages to wind his date up so much that she storms out of the Woolpack.




 

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